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Tide turning in favour of the region's shipping sector, says Deutsche

SINGAPORE (Apr 24): Deutsche Bank is turning positive on Asia Pacific’s shipping sector with the strongest preference for the container sub-segment, followed by tanker and dry bulk.

This comes on the belief that industry conditions have now fundamentally turned, with the peak in deliveries of mega vessels and the recent acceleration of industry consolidation in recent years, which in turn means operators have the potential to achieve stronger price discipline.

One-tanker Indonesian subsidiary does little for Ezion’s profits: OCBC

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “hold” call on Ezion Holdings with an unchanged target price of 30 cents, with the view that the group’s recent acquisition of an Indonesian shipping company has “little impact on earnings estimates for now”.

(See also: Inflexion point ahead for Ezion)

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